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December 6, 2013

Alco wins, 94-43

Fort Hill foils Miners, Bishop Walsh falls to Shade

CUMBERLAND — Sparked by mammoth second and third quarters, Allegany broke free from a battle with Northern to open the season with a 94-43 win over the Huskies Friday during AMAC action at Allegany.

The Campers were ahead 19-18 after a tightly contested first quarter, but outscored the Huskies 25-3 in the second quarter and 35-8 during the third to lead by 51 (79-29) entering the fourth. After scoring 18 points in the opening quarter, the Huskies managed just 25 more over the final three.

Darquel Jessie scored 22 points to lead Allegany offensively, while Colton Sivic constructed a double-double out of 16 points and 15 rebounds. Bryce Nightengale had 16 points and four steals, Trenton Eirich scored 12 points and Dajuan Pendergast added nine assists to his five points.

Northern had two players reach double figures and were led by Adam Warnick’s 13 points. Trevon Jones added 10.

Allegany sailed to a 56-22 junior varsity win. Jason Copman scored 22 points, Sage Dye had 15 and Carson Imes finished with 11 in the win. Austin Evans led Northern with 13.

Allegany plays at home on Friday against Altoona. Northern plays again on Tuesday when the Huskies visit Bishop Walsh.

Fort Hill    85

Mountain Ridge    67

CUMBERLAND — Dalton Gaus led five scorers in double figures with a game-high 19 points to power Fort Hill to a season-opening victory over Mountain Ridge.

Gaus hit six field goals, with four being three-pointers, and 3 of 4 free throws. K’Shaun Powell added 14 points, Tyler Michael 13 points and David Proietti 11 points for the Sentinels.

Mountain Ridge led 19-16 after the first quarter, and Fort Hill was up 41-38 after a high-scoring first half. The Sentinels pulled away by outscoring the Miners 21-9 in the third quarter for a 63-47 advantage.

Rashawn Johnson led Mountain Ridge with 17 points, and Colten Winner and Steven Glasbrenner had 11.

Mountain Ridge won the jayvee game 58-27. Justin Halbritter had 12 points for the Miners and D.J. Powell led Fort Hill with seven.

Fort Hill took the freshman game 36-30. Nathaniel Graves had 10 points for Fort Hill and Bryce Miller had nine for Mountain Ridge.

Mountain Ridge makes its home debut on Monday agitant Rockwood. Fort Hill hosts Keyser on Tuesday.

Shade    59

Bishop Walsh    46

FISHER, Pa. — Shade’s Mash Walker and Jeremy Pyles combined for 45 points and Bishop Walsh  fell to 1-3 after suffering  a 59-46 loss Friday at Chestnut Ridge.

The Spartans leading scorer  was Isaac Mourier with 18 points, but he had help from Max Paver who had 15 points, 14 rebounds, three steals and two assists.

Bishop Walsh, even with a hard team effort couldn’t seem to slow Shade’s Mash Walker and Jeremy Pyles as Pyles had 26, and Walker found the basket for 19 points for Shade.

Shade ended the game with 11 three-pointers with Pyles having five and Walker had three of his own.

Bishop Walsh junior varsity lost to Shade as well 43-40, despite with Isaiah Fraiser scoring 18 for the Spartans.

Bishop Walsh plays again today at Chestnut Ridge at 4:45.

Hope for Hyndman    39

Salisbury    33

HYNDMAN, Pa. — Jordan Hiquet scored a game-high 18 points, including four in overtime, to help carry Hope for Hyndman past Salisbury in the season opener for both teams.

A close game throughout, the Hornets pulled away by outscoring the Elks 7-1 in the overtime. Salisbury had led 16-14 at halftime and 23-21 after three quarters.

Tied it 32-all, the Hornets defense kept Salisbury from getting off a shot in the final eight seconds to force the overtime.

Josh Hiquet added nine points and M.J. Messenger had five points and 12 rebounds for Hyndman.

Roberto Pattison had 11 points and Diori Pattison 10 for Salisbury.

Salisbury visits Turkeyfoot on Monday and Hyndman travels to Paw Paw on Tuesday.

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